La Fondation Louis Vuitton – Paris’ New Contemporary Art Museum

Lydian BrunstingArchitecture, Art, Contemporary Art, France, Paris, France, ReviewsLeave a Comment


La Fondation Louis Vuitton Paris’ New Contemporary Art Museum   One of the newer additions to Paris’ museum landscape is the contemporary art museum La Fondation Louis Vuitton, or simply translated the Louis Vuitton Foundation. The architecture of the modern ship-like building it is housed in is already a good reason to visit it, yet there are many more.  We … Read More

Keukenhof, Tulip Fields and Dutch History

Pal UjvarosiAmsterdam, Europe, The Netherlands11 Comments


  Keukenhof, Tulip Fields and Dutch History   Spring is almost here and there’s really no better place for observing it in its full bloom than at the garden of the Netherlands, Keukenhof. It’s not an excursion we do frequently: the Dutch of us, Lydian, has in fact never even been here until our visit in 2014, and for the Amsterdam expat, Pal, this … Read More

How To Spend A Day in Lisbon

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How to Spend 24 hours in Lisbon

How To Spend A Day in Lisbon It happened a few times now, actually almost upon every trip we take. Arriving to a new place – country, city, you name it – and we come to one and the same conclusion over and over again: “you know, it would be really fun to live here”. We’re suckers for the new, … Read More

Weekend Destination Ghent – Guide to a Beautiful City with a Strong Character

Pal UjvarosiBelgium, Europe, Ghent2 Comments


Yes, you can admit it, the first places coming to mind when thinking about visiting Belgium are Brussels, since it’s the capital after all, Bruges, since this is Belgium city-tourism condensed into a medieval centre hard to leave, and then probably Antwerp, maybe because “diamonds are girls’ best friends”. We believe it’s time to open up the eyes for another gem … Read More

Valencia’s Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias – The “Mini-City” in Pictures

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Valencia's Ciudad de las Artes | City of Sciences

  Valencia’s Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias The “Mini-City” in Pictures     Valencia’s Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias (in the local Valencian Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències) looks like something you’ve never seen before, a dreamlike area sprinkled with the most fantastic architectural creations. The whole complex feels like being brought here from … Read More

7 Things To Do In Montpellier, France

Lydian BrunstingMontpellier, France3 Comments

The 7 must sees in Montpellier France

7 Things To Do In Montpellier, France We’ll be honest with you. Montpellier was not among the top priorities on our list of cities to visit. It was just for convenience’s sake and budget reasons that we decided to fly back home from this southern-French city, when exploring the region around Girona, Figueres and Cadaques to visit the Dalinian triangle in the northern … Read More

‘Keith Haring. The Political Line’ Visits Rotterdam

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Keith Haring’s Voice from the Eighties Echoes in our Present Keith Haring. The Political Line. Rotterdam Kunsthal – September 20 2015 to February 7 2016 More than 30 years later Haring’s works return to the city where his international career once took off: in 1982 Rotterdam’s ‘Galerie ‘t Venster’ was the first ever outside the United States to show his work. Now … Read More

Street Art Moving People

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Street Art Moving People You might see them at the bus stop, in the supermarket, the park or even while travelling by train or subway en route to their next destination. Their collective name is the Moving People. Given that there are 10,010 of them, the chance that you will actually encounter one of them is rather high during the fall of … Read More

Fashion in The Netherlands – Exhibitions Fall/Winter 2015

Lydian BrunstingAmsterdam, Exhibitions, Rotterdam, The Hague, The NetherlandsLeave a Comment

Fashion exhibitions in The Netherlands Fall/Winter 2015

Fashion in The Netherlands Exhibitions Fall/ Winter 2015 After a little summer break we’re back with the ArtSmart Roundtable. This month the theme is fashion, a topic that can be interpreted in many different ways, as you can see from the fashion exhibitions taking place in The Netherlands this fall and winter – including the exciting launch of Holland’s first … Read More